Fathers’ Rights

Historically, mothers were favored in child custody rulings. Fathers had a tough battle effectively fighting for their rights and acquiring a proper custody arrangement. Even during those tough times for fathers, our attorneys successfully gained both primary and...

Relocations and Move-Aways

Moving children out of state or a considerable distance away from either parent is a decision that can significantly impact your child or children. It is critical that a move-away or relocation decision be made with the best interests of the child or children in mind...

Paternity DNA Testing

At Berman & Associates we represent fathers and mothers in complex paternity disputes. We understand that paternity issues can have a profound effect on our client’s life. Whether you are seeking to gain paternity recognition, to establish the paternity of...

Child Custody and Visitation

Divorcing couples with children often find that negotiating custody and visitation can be stressful and elicit strong emotions. It is essential to enlist the help of a lawyer who understands these delicate issues and knows the Pennsylvania standards for determining...

Grandparent Custody

Although judges are required to base custody decisions on “the best interests of the children,” when the custody contest pits grandparents against parents, the judge must also consider the constitutional rights of parents regarding issues concerning their...

What Rights Do Grandparents Have?

Becoming a grandparent is a milestone event. Building a bond with your grandchildren may have been a long-held dream of yours. You likely work hard at strengthening that bond at every opportunity. So, when your grandchildren’s parents announce their decision to...